ice wall


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ice wall

[′īs ‚wȯl]
(hydrology)
A cliff of ice forming the seaward margin of a glacier that is not afloat.
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Once we passed far above what seemed to be a deep canyon-like rift stretching from the ice wall on the north across the valley as far as the eye could reach.
AsWayne chilled after his stunt, JUGGLERTONY Garcia and Henry the Prince of Clowns enjoyed being suspended on the 12m high ice wall while the dance troupe girls of Circus Extreme looked on as Snow Factor snowboard instructor Nathan Carr took to the air.
'The experts monitoring the situation, have found that a thick ice wall of 1 km has been created on the glacier.
It also inspired George R R Martin's ice wall, guarded by the Night's Watch, in his Game Of Thrones novels.
Now, as it approaches its final season on April 14, English Heritage has stationed Game of Thrones guides, complete with black cloaks and shields - reminiscent of the Night's Watch on Martin's ice wall - at its Roman bases along Hadrian's Wall.
Frances McIntosh, English Heritage's curator of Hadrian's Wall, said: "Today it may not be supersized like George RR Martin's colossal ice wall, but when it was built nearly 2,000 years ago, Hadrian's Wall would have been a huge, hulking sign of Roman imperial strength, and standing on the precipice looking north, you can tell why Martin was inspired by this ancient monument."
In the final scene of season seven, the White Walkers burst through the great ice Wall of Westeros, launching their march on the Seven Kingdoms, with Daenerys Targaryen's zombified ice dragon in tow.
According to Flat-Earthers, the Arctic is at the centre of the flat Earth, the pancake, and the Antarctic builds an ice wall at its edge.
An ice wall then shattered and a robot emerged taking Irina by the hand to kick-start the galactic journey.
The PS30m Middlehaven development will consist of two ski slopes with an ice wall, trampoline park, climbing walls, a play area for children, indoor skydiving centre and retail facilities.
Take on the 10-metre tetris adventure and dare to venture up the ice wall with ice pick grips.